Octa Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Intern Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Octa.
Interview Details – Met with two individuals who I was to work with closely. I was questioned about my resume and overall experience. They asked me multiple questions regarding the work I was to do, and gave me a task that I would have to do on the job to do in the interview.
Interview Question – What do you want to do with your future? Answer Question
Engineering Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Octa in July 2010.
Interview Details – Interview was a 2:1 interview that consisted of about 10 questions that were pretty standard/common questions such as strengths, weakness, example of team project, etc. One question that got me was "Can you think of a situation where you solved a problem in the workplace analytically?"
Interview Question – Can you think of a situation in the workplace where you solved a problem analytically? Answer Question
Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Octa.
Interview Details – A lot more work could be done with the recruiting process. Job descriptions could be more specific and less generic. Depending on the interviewing department, questions could be very basic/typical. Most interviews are very routine and seems like there is already a candidate in mind for hire.
Interview Question – Must know specifics about transit or highways. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation what so ever. Pay rate is set by HR with no budging.